Monday, July 21, 2008

Mad Fools In The Park, Central Park Summer Stage. Best Show Of 2008, Via A Giggly School Girls Twitter

Mad Fools In The Park 07.20.08

The djs on from 3 to 6 before Santi; A-Trak, Kid Cudi, Blaqstarr, Mz Streamz, and Diplo put on the best show of the summer concert series in 2008. Seri. The best way to describe it might be to remember the first time you heard a DJ drop Daft Punk's One More Time in a club. Except that ecstatic, outrageous hype went on yesterday at Summer Stage from about 3.30pm on. In fact, the DJs were so out of control that I couldn't stay for Santo because it wouldn't be sufficient. It would be like coming down from a high, trying to get as high as that first dose. Just not nearly as fun. Here is the Twitter account:
  • The santi white show at cp is mad fukd soo many ppl in line there is no way they can all get in fuk me
  • Tryin to sneak into the show on the dl. No go. Twice
  • The djs are killing it. Holy.
  • Fuk us please slap me they are murdering it right now.
  • Mary j blige jus got mixd with old dirty bastard to mobb deep with a tiny bit of big L. So raw [Update: rando youtube video of this very moment]
  • My head jus exploded
  • Its jus straight bomb droppin right now. BIG mobb deep akon ice cube raekwon luda weezy. They are owning the crowd.
  • Seri it is outta control now ppll are freaking the fuk out. Cept the hipsters obvs. Some of them are reading books?
  • Diplo is on and obvs ppl are losing it he is turning it upside down. I want to storm the gates <3
  • Now they are housing us. Literally. I dont know what else to say. I am thoroughly twisted. Total professionals. Immaculately precise. I want to get beamed up.
  • Even some hipsters have made it up to the fence now to bear witness. The djs have won. Best show of 2008. Doubtless.
DJ Blaqstarr - Shake It To The Ground (Switch & Santagold Remix)
Bust A Move (diplo rmx)
Dead Prez DipHop (diplo thing)
Cudi - Cudi Get
A-Trak - Say Whoa

Funny enough that the show was named Fools In The Park, cause here is a photo showing a partial section of the large, overflow crowd settled in all around summer stage. They were literally having a picnic, while the djs on stage were in the process of absolutely killing their sets in historic fashion.

UPDATE: Check youtube for more video of the show:
Santogold - Creator
Santogold - You'll Find A Way
Santogold - L.E.S. Artistes
Diplo - Shake It To The Ground

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